Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

Demand Accountability

As we hurtle into 2020, let's acknowledge the urgent need for deep, durable and just climate action. Let's agree it requires us — as voters, opinion shapers and policy makers, as owners, investors and workers, whatever our collar-color, and as families, neighbors and bequeathers of Planet Earth to future generations — to demand accountability in confronting our climate crisis.

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Scott RasmussenSnapshot

Building Grassroots Environmental Infrastructure (and bridging the digital divide)

The genesis of the Saratoga Village "install" — as such an endeavor is called in the NYC Mesh community — began with a short email from BlocPower, a Brooklyn-based startup using remote sensing technology to improve heating and cooling efficiency in buildings.

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In the Media

Make America The United States Again

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Subway Reading

Trump Threatens NY Transit Infrastructure

Throttle congestion pricing. Cut off 2nd Avenue subway expansion funds. Deny federal support for the Cross Harbor rail tunnel upgrade. See a Trump Administration pattern here?

Brooklyn Congressmember : MIA On Climate

Brooklyn Congressmember Hakeem Jeffries urged to become a climate leader +step up on the Green New Deal

A Transportation Thought Experiment

What should replace the collapsing Brooklyn Heights segment of the BQE?

Worldwide

Quote Of The Day

"The word 'belief' does not belong in climate change stories. You understand a fact, or not. Its factual nature doesn't depend on your belief" - Alex Steffen, Climate futurist, writer, speaker, advisor, dad

Australia: Unprecedented Forest Loss

One-fifth of Australia's forests were lost in the recent bush fires.

Gastropods For Greta

In The Carbon Age

Connected Crises

Make the connection between rising residential flood insurance costs, cascading mortgage foreclosures + our climate crisis

Powering Up An EV Bus Fleet

What will it take to transform NYC's fleet of 5,700 buses to all electric?

It's Getting Hotter, Faster, TICK, TICK...

The wide scope of the proposed Green New Deal may make it sound utopian—but it may be better to think of it as anti-dystopian. Political will + financial commitment needed, right now

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Circular City Week
22 Mar
Don't miss the 2020 circular economy festival, an open, collaborative event. Find out how reuse, recycling + upcycling are transforming urban industries + the city as a whole March 16-22
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NY Organics Summit
7 Apr
Food is a resource. Discover expanding opportunities. Overcome barriers to sustainable food waste management April 7 + 8
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